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    Maple fretboards... I think I need one, let's see 'em!

    Oh man, I want an old SAS.... No! I want a Johnny Hiland, maybe I need an old "Electric" with a maple board? I'm selling some old DJ gear that might free up some cash for a new-ish guitar, and I need you all to convince me that I would be doing the responsible thing by purchasing a guitar rather than blowing it on clubs, champagne, women, and other such temporary pleasures.

    What 'cha got? No pickguards please, and four bolts are better than none.

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    My pops had an old SAS and a Hiland. I loved them both (you already know how I feel about the McBass on the SAS). The Hiland was really cool.

    Do it! Well, except make sure to save some money for the ladies...

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    I played a SAS NF3 for a set about a month or so ago...I now need one or I will cease to exist....
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    My only maple fretboard guitar is also my only non-PRS guitar. It's a 2002 Warmoth body one piece swamp ash, with a more recent USA Custom Guitars 25" conversion scale maple/maple neck - .86 U carve with 10" radius. Fralin hum canceling P-90 for Jazzmaster pickups. I call it my poor man's SAS...

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    From my 90s SAS

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    Beauty!

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    Quote Originally Posted by veinbuster View Post
    From my 90s SAS
    I have come pretty close to buying on of these so I can send it in to PTC. Still looking for the right one. If I found one this nice I am certain someone would have my money quickly.
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    well this one is for sale at the guitar shop here. http://davesguitar.com/products/paul.../sc-58-artist/
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    Early Custom 22 Soapbar, just sayin!

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    Well as long as non PRS are ok to post, here is my only maple neck guitar. It's a John Connolly (Sevendust) Custom Epi Les Paul.

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    P22 - sorry, couldnt resist



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    Last edited by watelessness; 06-03-2013 at 08:05 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by watelessness View Post
    P22 - sorry, couldnt resist



    SANF


    How do you find the Maple Neck with the RW Board on the P22? I have 2 CE's with the Maple/RW combo but I'm thinking of getting an Artist P22 with a Maple Neck.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jfb View Post
    I have come pretty close to buying on of these so I can send it in to PTC. Still looking for the right one. If I found one this nice I am certain someone would have my money quickly.
    I talked to Shawn about giving mine some siggy treatment, but I quite like it as it is - after Shawn and the lads freshened up the electronics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibson67v View Post
    How do you find the Maple Neck with the RW Board on the P22? I have 2 CE's with the Maple/RW combo but I'm thinking of getting an Artist P22 with a Maple Neck.
    iirc, the Experience P22 is some South American ebony. it's snappy but not insane.
    (513 / P22 / McShootout / DC 245 Ted / DGT / DC22 / Santana / Cu22 Rosewood / 408 Rosewood / SAS / Cu22 Semi hollow / Mira korina / HBII / SE Angelus Custom / SE Mushok) >> {Archon, C, H, Dallas}

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    11top has a new awesome SC 58 with a maple board and it looks awesome. Let's see it!
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    OK so I'm pretty sure I want to get a Maple Board now... saw a few pictures of a Custom 22 in Aqua Verde Fog with a Maple Neck/Board and it's JAW DROPPING!!! So let's see if we can get a few more pictures posted of those Maple Boards!!
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    Oh yes, maple is a must for any worthy collection....

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    Some PRS maple....






    Some worn in maple


    Some of that old maple you were talking about.......

    Rockin Maple




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    Love it Tim!!!!!!!!!! all of em!
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    Lovely Flame on this Swamp Ash Studio. Absolutely beautiful guitar!




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